seller's market


Definition of seller's market

: a market in which goods are scarce, buyers have a limited range of choice, and prices are high — compare buyer's market

Examples of seller's market in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Whereas the current shortage has created a seller's market for drivers, therefore, this boom time may not last forever. Adi Gaskell, Forbes, 7 June 2022 In a seller's market, an all-cash offer is the most attractive thing a buyer can offer, according to Zillow. Alicia Adamczyk, Fortune, 18 Apr. 2022 There's currently a rise in all-cash home buying that comes during a seller's market that exploded during the pandemic. Taylor Wilson, USA TODAY, 7 Mar. 2022 And right now all-cash is seeming to be one of those viable options for sellers in a seller's market. Taylor Wilson, USA TODAY, 7 Mar. 2022 The mismatch between supply—with inventory still floating around a 40-year low—and demand—driven by the influx of first-time millennial homebuyers—are poised to keep this a seller's market through 2022. Fortune, 4 Jan. 2022 But when everyone began working remotely and seeking a return to nature, a seller's market emerged. Rebecca Deurlein, Better Homes & Gardens, 2 Nov. 2021 While the housing market is still very much a seller's market, things are clearly shifting a bit. Fortune, 11 Oct. 2021 Low interest rates coupled with land values that started to tick upward last year, after more than five years of slumping or staying flat, are creating a seller's market for farmland owners. Patrick Condon, Star Tribune, 17 July 2021 See More

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First Known Use of seller's market

1932, in the meaning defined above

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22 Jul 2022

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“Seller's market.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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